Become a Bee Detective and learn about the importance of these fascinating insects. Bees are pollinators and help plants grow, breed and produce food by transferring pollen between flowering plants, keeping the cycle of life turning. Create your own native flower beds to take home for the bees.
This activity is suitable for children aged 6-12, who must be accompanied by a parent or guardian aged 18 or over.
Please bring plenty of drinking water, a hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, wear enclosed shoes and clothing appropriate for the weather. Untreated tank water is available for hand-washing but is not suitable for drinking. Native bees are stingless but there may be European honeybees in the area. Please bring appropriate medication for allergies.
Toilet and picnic facilities are available, including free BBQs in the picnic shelter. Day visitors are welcome to use the facilities but bookings and fees apply for overnight stays. There is no mobile phone reception in the park, so please book before leaving home.
Directions: meet at the Wonga Visitor Centre, Wyperfeld Entrance Rd, Yaapeet. Look for the Junior Ranger signs. The road is sealed most of the way with a short unsealed section to the campground and visitor centre which is suitable for 2WD vehicles (including caravans and trailers) .
All Junior Ranger activities are managed in alignment with the Victorian government guidelines for coronavirus (COVID-19). Due to current outdoor group restrictions, it is essential that a maximum of one accompanying adult per child is permitted during each Junior Ranger activity. For up-to-date health information visit www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au
In the interest of public safety, if you or your child are unwell please cancel your booking and do not attend the activity on the day.
The Victorian government have mandated masks to be worn by adults whilst outdoors and indoors in public areas. It is recommended primary aged children wear a mask whilst outdoors and indoors in public areas.
By proceeding with the activity booking you agree to comply with all staff and volunteer instructions in order to ensure that these measures are met.